Samuel Kasumu, Former Special Advisor to Boris Johnson, on culture wars in government and being a Tory
Samuel Kasumu, Former Special Advisor to Boris Johnson, talks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about the reasons why he first joined the Tory party aged 19, the role of special advisors in No 10 and why culture wars inside Downing Street made the downfall of Boris Johnson ‘inevitable’, in this episode of Ways To Change the World.
Donald Trump UK visit: from criticism to compliments in 24 hours
The President’s visit started amid controversy after his Sun newspaper interview blasting Theresa May, the London mayor Sadiq Khan – and claiming immigration meant Europe was “losing its culture.” Later came the apology, of sorts: Mr Trump stood side by side with the Prime Minister lavishing praise on her, saying “she’s a terrific woman, she’s doing a…
Sadiq Khan calls for more stop and searches to tackle spike in violent crime
The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for police to carry out more stop and searches of people they suspect of carrying a weapon – to help tackle the rise in gun and knife attacks. 300 more officers are being deployed in areas which have been worst affected. The Met Commissioner Cressida Dick insisted that…
Sadiq Khan: ‘Rough sleeping is a blight on London’
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been out launching a new rough sleeping campaign, in conjunction with 18 different charities.
Goodbye to London’s Garden Bridge
It was to have been a leafy vista spanning the river Thames. But the garden bridge has finally been scrapped after the Trust behind the scheme said it couldn’t go ahead without public cash. It blamed the London Mayor Sadiq Khan for failing to support it, but he hit back saying Londoners should be “very…